What is the best management of the infant with tear duct obstruction?
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Most cases of nasal lacrimal duct obstruction resolve either spontaneously or with lacrimal sac massage. In children 6 to 36 months old with persistent obstruction, nasolacrimal duct probing has an overall success rate of about 78%. (SOR B, based cohort studies and case series.)
Evidence Based Practice 12(6): 11-12.